PONCA CITY HIGH SCHOOL

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927 N 5TH ST
PONCA CITY, OK 74601
School Information
  • School Rating: 1
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Ponca City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 362.5
  • Number Students: 1450
  • Number Teachers: 100
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4232
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 1393
  • Principal: Mr Thad Dilbeck
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (882 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (22 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "I had a very positive time throughout my four years attending Ponca City High School mainly because I was involved in many extracurricular activities. I played Varsity Tennis three years, was Treasurer for Key Club two years, and many others. Overall most teachers employed there strive their hardest to make a change in their students' lives. They try their best to get the students' excited about learning and do everything in their power to help in every way possible."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-04-01
    "As a member of DECA I am thankful for the opportunity I have received to compete in Anaheim, CA in April for the Nationals event in Hostpitality and Tourism Operations Research Event. I am also thankful for the honor of making the PoHi Drill Team the past 3 years of my highschool career, this has taught me more about being a teammate, involving myself in activities, leadership skills, and had given me many friends while I've attended the highschool. Our coach is amazing, and is always there to help us when we need help and has taught us so much about being a team and being a great dancer. I am also thankful for the teachers who have taught me what I have learned and who have helped me grow as a person and as a student. While helping me achieve my goals of graduating with both cords around my neck at graduation next spring. I am very thankful for the FULL highschool experience at PoHi."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "I learned more in one year at my Texas high school than I did in the three years at Ponca City High School. They do not prepare you for college at all. They focus on getting you to barely pass the class and do fairly well on the EOI's and that is if the teacher applies his/herself to actually teaching. It was so bad that in my sophomore year I, who was merely average in Texas, was one of the best students, with the highest grades in the whole school including the higher grades. This fact disturbs me and disgusts me to this day. It made me lazy and unprepared for college because for the three years prior to graduation I didn't have to study or work hard to ace any of my classes."
    Topic: Student Culture & Diversity | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "While some students at this school are accepting of others there are very few who actually care to befriend anyone outside of their "groups." Bullying is a constant problem for anyone who is not a part of the bigger groups.Students mostly don't care about learning or bettering themselves. The main focus of the students seems to be sports, dating, partying, and gossip."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "I originally lived in Texas where, in schools, education was taken very seriously and all other activities, while important, came after the actual learning. For example, if you were a football player and you were failing even one class, your coach required you to bring your grade up or at least start getting help from a teacher in order to play. In Ponca City High School however, the story was very different. Coaches didn't expect the players to get good grades. If they were failing, the coaches talked to the teachers and would get the players "extra credit" in order to bump their grades up. The rest of the students did not get these "extra credit" opportunities. The whole school experience was so sports focused that they cut the drama club, the one organization that I would have cared to be a member of, in order to have the budget to buy new turf for the football field. They had already replaced the field a year or so before that. Every principle that school had had was previously a football coach, not an academic educator, not a counselor, or someone who cared if the students were failing their classes. I had never seen so many failing grades, so many kids skipping class to smoke or drink, so many teachers not caring about education before in my life. This school was and likely still is a disgrace to the educational system."
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